The Swan is the most painful novel Xu Xiaobin has ever written. But like her other books, it is filled with magical romanticism. Mei Jia finds out what inspires the first Lu Xun Literature Prize winner.
Poetry is the earliest form of Chinese literature that originated from folk songs before the written Chinese language even existed.
The dramas of the Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368) are called Yuan Zaju, poetic dramas set to music. As a mature, high-class theatrical form, the Yuan Zaju is full of the characteristics of that period.
Albanian Capital Tirana is hosting Tirana 2013 Book Fair for five successive days. Some 94 publishing houses are displaying their publications.